ProsPerformance of sensors is really amazing High resolution screen with vari-angle Built-in Wi-Fi and GPS Quick auto-focus with 39 focus points Light weight body Option of remote control with smart devices
ConsNo image stabilizing option No sealing against weather
Nikon D5300 Introduction
The joy of photography for the passionate and professional photographers can’t be replaced with any other thing in this world. It is one of those things, which ask for lots of motivation and most importantly patience. Many times, photographers have to spend days, weeks, months and some times years too, for just a perfect shot.
Patience of photographers loses especially, when they are not getting the image the way they want. Mostly this situation arises, when our subject is not stable, bad lighting conditions and much more and most of these things can be resolved by just changing the manual settings of your DSLR camera.
But for that, you need a good DLSR camera, which should be good in managing all these settings given above. So, here we are going to discuss about a DSLR camera, which will help you follow your passion of photography enthusiastically.
Nikon D5300 a mid range DSLR camera of Nikon which was released on 17 April, 2013. This DSLR camera was basically released to replace its predecessor D5200.
Let’s discuss about the technical specifications of Nikon D5300
Nikon D5300 comes with 24.2 mega pixels DX-format (24x16mm) CMOS sensor, but without OLPF (Optical Low Pass Filter). This DSLR camera uses EXPEED 4 image processor, which is the main processor of Nikon DSLR cameras, like D810, D750, D5500, D5600, D3300. D3400 and D7200.
EXPEED 4 is capable enough to record full HD (1080p) videos at 60, 50, 30, 25 and 24 frames per second. This is the lower version of EXPEED 5 which powers some of the Nikon flagships cameras like Nikon D850, D7500 etc.
To control the light sensitivity, Nikon D5300 has a wide range of ISO ranging from 100-12800, which can be expanded upto 25,600. D5300 can continuously shoot at 5 frames per seconds, with the maximum shutter speed of 1/4000 seconds.
For fast and accurate focusing Nikon D5300 has AF system of 39 points focus system with out of which 9 sensors are of cross-type technology. These sensors, are quite helpful in locking objects faster and precisely.
Nikon D5300 compatible lenses: –
Lenses are one of the most crucial and important parts of any DSLR camera, without a good lens you can’t even click a single photo. It becomes quite difficult to choose the best compatible lens for your DSLR camera.
Here we have selected some of the lenses, which show good compatibility with Nikon D5300: –
- Nikon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 VR II
- Nikon 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6 VR II
- Nikon 10-300mm f/3.5-6.3 VR
- Sigma 10-20mm f/4.5-6
- Nikon 50mm f/1.8
Additional features of Nikon D5300: –
This mid range camera of Nikon is one of the best DSLR cameras for those, who are eagerly waiting to upgrade their low budget DSLR camera.
Nikon D5300 has built-in or pop-up flash, which provides you enough light to focus and capture photos in low light, and also quite helpful to make you free from additional LED flash in most cases.
D5300 also provides you connectivity through Wi-Fi, with the help of which you can connect it to your Smartphone and share or click photos with your phone. To connect it to your phone, you have to install WMU app, which is available on Google play store, iOS and Windows.
Nikon D5300 has EN-EL14 and EN-EL14a battery system, which powers your DSLR camera to capture 600 photos in a single charge, which Nikon needs to improve. If you are going outdoor for photography then I’ll recommend you to carry some extra batteries with you or a portable charger.
Apart from camera, you should also have a good control on D5300 manual settings, then you will be able to give a good finish to your photographs. If you are just starting out, then here we have a book from Tony Northrup, which is till now undisputedly one of the best photography books: –
- Tony Northrup’s DSLR Book: How to Create Stunning Digital Photography – One of the best, “how to learn photography” books
Upgrade your Nikon D5300 with additional gears: –
Gears can give a good bump to your photography skills, by aiding you in enormous ways. These can give you enough support to increase the level of your photography skills.
Here we have chosen some of the best and most basic gears, which every photographer should have:-
- Camera Lens Hoods
- Camera LED Lights
- Camera Neck Strap
- Camera Screen Protector
- Camera Lens Cap
- Camera Tripod
Nikon D5300 Safety and Cleaning
As Nikon D5300 doesn’t guarantee about any resistivity from any outside factor, so it is your duty to save it from dust, water, and direct exposure of heat, because this can lead to permanent damage of your DSLR camera.